Meredith, William, 1919-2007

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0002bd

William Meredith was an American poet, literary critic, librettist, and translator.

From the description of William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430869

From the guide to the William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Poet.

From the description of William Meredith papers, 1947-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79604917

William Meredith (Princeton Class of 1940) is a poet and teacher.

His friend Robert Drew was an artist.

From the description of William Meredith and Robert Drew papers, 1949-1972. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 79794047

George Meredith, professor of English at Connecticut College, published books of verse including The Wreck of the Thresher and The Open Sea.

Robert Lowell is widely acknowledged as one of the finest American poets of the 20th century. Born in Boston, he attended Harvard University briefly, before a notable falling out with his father led to a stellar academic career at Kenyon College, where he met Allen Tate, Randall Jarrell, and John Crowe Ransom. He served five months in prison as a conscientious objector, while developing the poems that would be published as Land of Unlikeness and Lord Weary's Castle, the latter winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1947. His private life was often erratic due to life-long manic depression, but he continued to write poetry, as well as translating poems and writing plays. His early work was delicately traditional, and he later wrote remarkably personal, confessional poems, before turning to public poetry in the 1960s. Lowell is remembered as an excellent craftsman of diverse poems whose personality was inextricably bound up in his work.

From the description of William Meredith papers relating to Robert Lowell, 1949-1969. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 85869669

Epithet: MP for Liverpool

Title: Baronet

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referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Yale University Library
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sward, Robert, 1933-. Papers. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Letters, 1975-76. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
referencedIn Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-. Louis Decimus Rubin papers, 1945- (Series 1.1.1 I-N) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman Collection, 1929-1976. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Gerard Malanga Papers, 1944-1971 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Witter Bynner papers, 1829-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn George P. Garrett Papers, 1929-2008, (bulk 1960-2000) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-2007. Letter, 1960 November 16, to Kathleen Morrison. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Chester Kallman collection of papers, 1937-1973 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser Papers, 1844-1986, (bulk 1930-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Field, John. John Field land papers, 1796-1815. Millersville University Library, McNairy Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-2007. William Meredith papers relating to Robert Lowell, 1949-1969. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Letter [holograph] : 1975 April 18 : New London, CT [to] Archie [MacLeish], [Conway, MA] / Bill Meredith. Greenfield Community College, Nahman-Watson Library
referencedIn Berryman, John, 1914-1972. John Berryman records, 1952-1972. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-2007. William Meredith papers, 1947-1979. Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Works by others: pamphlets, offprints and other materials, 1824 to 2006 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Papers, 1927-1999 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Dept. of English. Papers of the Dept. of English Language and Literature [manuscript], 1956-1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Correspondence : with Marian Anderson, 1963-1988. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf William Meredith collection of papers, 1941-1973 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert Lowell Papers TXRC94-A10., ca. 1845-1988, (bulk 1970-1977) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Whorls. Holograph and typescript (xerox) of poem, one signed, c.1966. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986 (bulk 1930-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Parnassus: poetry in review records, 1971-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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referencedIn Hanson, Kenneth O., 1922-2003. Kenneth O. Hanson collection, 1945-1979. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Vanguard Press. Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-ca. 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Vol. cccvi. (ff. 438). General Correspondence 20 Aug.-14 Nov. 1768.George III of England: Correspondence of the Duke of Newcastle, Sec. of State, etc.: 1760-1768.includes:ff. 1, 19 George II of England: Correspondence of Princess Amelia with the Duke... British Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. William Meredith and Robert Drew papers, 1949-1972. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1979. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series VI., Editorial Department Files, 1915-1984 (bulk 1948-1978). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Jacques Barzun Papers, ca.1900-1999. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Oscar Williams papers concerning The war poets, 1944-1945. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Marguerite Harris Papers, 1901-1978 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Meredith, William 1919-. Year end account. Typescript (mimeograph) of 5 poems, signed, c.1965. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Hollander Papers, circa 1950-2007 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. Robert Penn Warren and William Meredith Correspondence, 1962-1980. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. [Diagram]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Barzun, Jacques, 1907-. Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975. Chester Kallman collection of papers, 1937-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Reynolds Price Papers, bulk, 1927-2010 and undated, 1956-2006 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977. Papers, 1845-1988 (bulk 1970-1977). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Meredith, William 1919-. A harvest (for Elizabeth Drew). Typescript (carbon) of poem, signed [n.d.]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn George Dillon Papers, 1862-1982 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. 1 ALS, 1971 July 12, Dept. of English, Connecticut College, New London, Conn., to Samuel Menashe. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Bailout at seashore. Holograph poem, signed, [n.d.]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robert Lowell collection of papers, 1943-1977 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Eric Schroeder papers, 1948-1969. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pinsky, Robert. Robert Pinsky papers, circa 1960-2008. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Coxe, Louis O. (Louis Osborne), 1918-1993. Louis O. Coxe letters to William Meredith, 1939-1984. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Davis, Hope Hale. Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Hayes, Ann L. Ann L. Hayes papers, 1943-2000. Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Library
creatorOf Hardwick, Elizabeth. Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Rich, Adrienne Cecile. Papers: Series I-II, 1933-1999 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Meredith, William, 1919-. Correspondence, 1962-1978. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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correspondedWith Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
correspondedWith Cheever, John person
correspondedWith Ciardi, John, 1916-1986 person
associatedWith Clemons, Walter, person
associatedWith Connecticut Commission on the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith Coxe, Louis O. (Louis Osborne), 1918-1993. person
associatedWith Davis, Hope Hale. person
associatedWith Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982. person
correspondedWith De Vries, Peter, 1910-1993 person
associatedWith Dillon, George, 1906-1968 person
associatedWith Drew, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Drew, Robert, 1923-1987. person
correspondedWith Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005 person
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correspondedWith Field, John. person
associatedWith Frost, Robert, 1874-1963. person
correspondedWith Garrett, George P., 1929-2008 person
associatedWith Giroux, Robert, person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Ranke, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Hanson, Kenneth O., 1922-2003. person
associatedWith Hardwick, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Harris, Marguerite, Archives person
associatedWith Hayden, Robert Earl. person
associatedWith Hayes, Ann L. person
correspondedWith Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984 person
associatedWith Hollander, John. person
associatedWith Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. person
associatedWith Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 person
associatedWith Jarrell, Mary, person
associatedWith Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965. person
associatedWith Jordan, June, 1936-2002. person
associatedWith Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975. person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), person
associatedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
associatedWith Malanga, Gerard. person
correspondedWith Maxwell, William, 1908-2000 person
associatedWith Menashe, Samuel person
associatedWith Merrill, James Ingram. person
associatedWith Mertins, Louis, 1885- person
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associatedWith Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960. person
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associatedWith Pinsky, Robert. person
correspondedWith Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011 person
associatedWith Rich, Adrienne Cecile. person
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associatedWith Salus, Peter H. person
associatedWith Schroeder, Eric, 1904- person
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correspondedWith Smith, William Jay, 1918- person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
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associatedWith Sward, Robert, 1933- person
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associatedWith Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. person
correspondedWith Williams, Oscar, 1900-1964 person
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Devonshire, England
United States
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Subject
Poetry
Gay men's writings, American--20th century
Poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Jet propulsion
Artists--20th century
American poetry--20th century
Scratch (Drama)
American poetry
Occupation
Poets
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Birth 1919-01-09

Death 2007-06-30

Americans

English

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